There are 2 translations of inch in Spanish:

inch1

Pronunciation: /ɪntʃ/

n

  • pulgada (f) (2,54 centímetros) two inches of rain/snow dos pulgadas or [familiar/colloquial] cuatro dedos de lluvia/nieve his strength makes up for his lack of inches lo que no tiene en estatura lo compensa en fuerza I need to lose a few inches around the waist tengo que adelgazar un poco de cintura I was within an inch of getting that job estuve a un paso or en un tris de que me dieran el trabajo I've searched every inch of the house he buscado hasta en el último rincón de la casa inch by inch (with great attention to detail) the police searched the house inch by inch la policía registró la casa palmo a palmo (slowly) inch by inch the car slid into the river el coche se deslizó palmo a palmo en el río he looked every inch the English aristocrat de pies a cabeza parecía el típico aristócrata inglés she wouldn't budge o give an inch no cedió en lo más mínimo, no cedió ni un ápice or milímetro give them an inch and they'll take a mile les das la mano y te toman or (esp Esp) te cogen el brazo
    More example sentences
    • A meter is about three feet and three inches and a kilometer equals about six tenths of a mile.
    • Arriving there, Legrand noted one particular ledge about twelve inches wide and eighteen inches long, several feet below the top of the rock.
    • Progress can be slow; you measure it in inches and feet, not miles or kilograms.

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There are 2 translations of inch in Spanish:

inch2

vi

  • moverse* lentamente or paso a paso to inch forward avanzar* lentamente or paso a paso to inch out salir* poco a poco
    More example sentences
    • As I sat on a bus today, inching along in traffic, it became clear to me that all buses should be free.
    • Stealthily, you inch along a narrow and foreboding corridor.
    • The light was inching along slowly, but it had almost finished its circuit.

vt

  • to inch one's way avanzar* lentamente we are inching our way toward a solution estamos avanzando lentamente hacia una solución
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    • Aleck tried to pull the ring off, by slowly inching it forward and twisting from side to side, but had no luck either.
    • They kept begging and pleading with him, but he kept relentlessly inching the vehicle forward.
    • Only the edge of her profile was visible, so I inched it forward to get a better view.

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Today is a public holiday in Peru (Día de la Independencia)